Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hermann Simon (born 10 February 1947 in Hasborn, Germany) is a German author and BUSINESS leader. He is chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners, Strategy & Marketing Consultants. Simon is an expert in strategy, marketing and pricing. An ongoing online survey (in German language countries) vote him the most influential management thinker after Peter Drucker. Simon has authored numerous books and writes articles for international newspapers and BUSINESS magazines.